[SC-L] Mainframe Security

ljknews ljknews at mac.com
Fri Nov 2 22:45:18 EST 2007


At 11:45 PM +0100 11/2/07, Florian Weimer wrote:

>> My limited exposure to Cobol makes me think it is as unlikely to have
>> a buffer overflow as PL/I or Ada.
> 
> Usually, Ada programmers switch off bounds checking before shipping
> code.  I don't know why Ada has such a reputation for robustness.

Can you provide a pointer to the study showing that ?

Certainly none of the Ada I ship has bounds checking disabled.
-- 
Larry Kilgallen


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